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28/04/2014 11:52 BST | Updated 28/04/2014 11:59 BST

What Will Smartphones Look Like In 2019? Here Are Our Favourite Ideas

The future of smartphones has been pretty easy to predict ever since the launch of the original iPhone in 2007 - thinner, faster, better cameras, repeat.

But the next five years? Well that's a little trickier.

While the top handsets are still getting thinner and faster, that's no longer enough to inspire the same launch-day queues and fervour we used to see a few years ago.

Instead manufacturers are having to think hard about what a next-generation phone or device will really be, and whether the traditional design of a phone is enough anymore.

This video looks at the potential future of the smartphone and asks if your next phone won't actually be a 'phone' at all...